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Giringingo Group
In this Group: Antoine, Jeanne, Rose, Vénérande, Déo, Agnès, Desiré, Immaculée, Marcianne, Hamalie, Sefanie, Jean, Spès, Balthazar, Emmanuel, Pétronie*, Claudine, Marie, Sefanie, Mathias, Suavis
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Anitha belongs to the Giringingo group and lives in Gitega. She is 32 years old and married to Côme, who is a farmer. They have four children together, three of whom are studying.

Anitha has been buying and selling beans for the past four years, and she is on her fourth loan from Turame. With the Kiva loan she is granted, she is going to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of beans to resell, so she can make more money.
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Anitha fait partie du groupe Giringingo et habite à Gitega. Elle a 32 ans et est mariée à Côme, un cultivateur. Ensemble ils ont 4 enfants dont 3 étudient.

Elle fait le commerce de haricot depuis 4 ans.

Elle est à son quatrième crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’elle obtient, elle va augmenter son capital et acheter une grande quantité de haricot, à revendre pour gagner plus.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Burundi

  • $600
    Average annual income
  • 11
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,290,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,539.5
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Giringingo Group's $1,525 loan helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of beans to resell, so that she can earn more money.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2014
Aug 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2015